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the same as before the election. what could be different is a new attitude. president obama and his family returned to the white house tonight. >> hey guys. >> hello mr. president. >> reporter: no doubt hoping for warmer relations with the republican controlled house of representatives. >> mr. president, this is your moment. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner indicated a new willingness to work with the president. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >>
obama will speak to the nation. the first time since being re- elected. the president will speak from the white house at 10:05 our time this morning. coming up for you at 7:15, the message the president is expected to give congress about how to avoid that so-called fiscal cliff. also this morning, john boehner will be holding his own news conference. that one is at 8:00. he's expected to sell us the republican position about avoiding that cliff. boehner said he's "the most reasonable guy in washington." he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools w
tuesday's election, but mitt romney's campaign advisor says president obama are will win the state. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama of course won the election without florida's 29 electoral votes. >>> time 5:07. we have rain and wet roads and sal we have crashes. i don't think you're going to have friday light today. >> i'm still hoping but i think you might be right dave and pam. you should be especially careful on your way to work today. a ktvu photographer actually took some video of someone driving in the rain and this photographer, our photographer was driving out actually early, pounding rain on 880 a few hours ago. chp warns there are shrieky slick -- slick highways. there was hail earlier the in the east bay. be careful there could be pooling water especially near the off ramps. let's go to live pictures right now. you can see interstate 80 westbound, it looks pretty good. heading out to the mcarthur maze, and no problems on the bridge getting into van. at the toll --
election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to wait in line six hours before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal wi
're upper income you can expect to pay an average of $14,173 more in taxes each year. >> state election officials say there are still more than 3 million ballots that need to be counted leaving some candidates in limbo. the uncounted include mostly absentee ballots. some of them are provisional ballots. elections officials say provisional ballots require more time to tabulate. >> we have to make sure the signatures match. that's the check and balance for those vote by mail envelopes. >> there there are still three house races in sacramento, san diego and palm springs that are up in the air because of the slow count. stay with indicate ktvu.com for election results. >> a pioneering college fraternity for gay men is suing an organization claiming trademark infringement. delta lamda five says they caused confusion -- the lawsuit asked the federal judge to order the new group to change its name and pay damages. >>> a major pot bust netted hundreds of pounds of marijuana. police say detectives served a search warrant yesterday in the 4300 block near the ikea store. they found 400 pounds of
-hanger. the election races that are still too close to call one week after the election -- after the election. happiness located? who owns it? who keeps it? if we fall down; if we fail; where can we fall back to, to that place where we are most happy? we think about these things when we make tillamook ice cream. the purer, the happier, the very center... of happiness. >>> 60s and 70s by the coast. looks good it today and tomorrow. >>> recovery efforts are underway in italy after heavy rains and strong winds left many areas under water. at least four people have died because of the storm. one person was also brought to safety by a helicopter after getting stuck in rising waters. both caught on tape being swept away by strong currents. officials say venice, the lagoon city, is 70% under water and floodwaters have reached their highest levels since 1872. >>> new from syria this morning, chaos and panic in the streets after a second day of air strikes with the border with turkey. yesterday 20 people were reportedly killed -- were reported killed av air attacks in the same area. the violence there
counting votes from tuesday's election but mitt romney's top campaign official is saying president obama will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had rain and just some drizzle and we can see it on this picture i'm going to show you, 237 is a little bit wet there and as rosemary had said a cell moved through and you could give yourself extra time. one of the biggest things that gets people in trouble is stopping distance, you're driving along, something happens and you can't stop in time and there's a wreck. just give yourself extra time and slow it down. and also be more aware. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up for about 10 minute delay from the about the middle of the parking lot. it is not as bad as it would be on a wednesday, l
and volunteers at the chicago headquarters the day after winning the election, the president's campaign released this video. >>> 7 navy sales accused of leaking classified information are in hot water. military officials say the seal has provided secret information to the makers of one of the hottest video games, the punishment handed down and the local connection to the story coming up at 4:45. >>> drivers will have to stay patient going through what many call the worst interchange, the 280/880 interchange, they will add another the route into valley fair from 880 and there will be a flyover ramp, the $62 million project should be finished by early 2015. >>> 4:37 is the time. definitely wet roads out there so traffic could be a little messy today. >> it's not raining now in many areas but it was raining overnight and you will find puddles. we're doing well on 80 westbound as you head out to the mc mcarthur maze. at the bay bridge toll plaza we don't have a big delay. traffic is moving along pretty well. and bay south bay, northbound 101 looks good. and at the off ramp they're clearing up an acc
. >> the president's first post- election speech at the white house about avoiding the so- called fiscal cliff. >>> we begin with the story of a female body found at a home in san jose. it's a developing story with police still at the scene after getting a 911 call. ktvu's janine de la vega is at the home in south san jose to explain why police suspect this was a homicide. janine? >> reporter: well, tori, police tell us that the woman's body was found face down and she was lying on the floor. the coroner's on the scene right now. at this point, officer are the waiting to get a warrant to search inside this home. authorities received a 911 hangup call and when officers arrived, they heard dogs barking. they called animal control to help. when police finally entered the home, that's when they found the woman's body. while a weapon has not been found, police have reason to believe that she was killed. detectives have been going door to door to see if anyone heard anything. it's unknown who made the 911 call but officers say it did come from the home where the body was found. >> we attempted to ca
that the election is over this is washington's next fight. tackling the nation's debt. expiring tax cuts, massive layoffs, it's hanging over the heads of the most powerful in the nation's capitol. >> right now if congress fails to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package by the end of the year, everybody's taxes will automatically go up. >> reporter: the stakes haven't be higher. the nonpartisan congressional budget office says ignoring this fiscal crisis could throw merck back into a recession. john boehner called on the president to lead. >> this is his moment to engage the congress and work towards a solution that can pass both chambers. >> reporter: for the first time there looks to be signs of cooperation. a willingness to negotiate to find a solution. >> i'm not weighted to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: the president invited congressional leaders of both parties to begin working on a plan. any balanced plan to reduce the deficit must ask the wealthiest of americans to pay more. in washington, jacqueline fell, ktvu, c
the election the 22-year- old posted on her facebook page a racial slur and the words, maybe he will get assassinated this term. she delete that message and later said she was stating her opinion. her employer has fired her. the case has been turned over to the secret service. >>> some are now returning to restore the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how
that plane. >>> and in florida, they are still counting votes from tuesday's elections in the presidential race still too close to call, final results may not be known before the weekend and president barack obama won reelection even without florida's electoral votes. there has been a criticizing -- criticizing process and voters had to wait for hours to cast their ballots. >>> now that pressure is intensifying on congress they need to avoid the so called fiscal cliff out this year and house speaker house speaker john boehner -- house speaker john boehner seems to be offering the first olive branch. >> reporter: they brought some defeat for republicans and they need to keep it inside the house and now he is tolling do -- willing to do a little more deal making with president barack obama. house speaker john boehner suggested for the first time a framework to avoid massive spending cuts and tax increases which kick in, in less than two months if congress does not act. >> they are willing to accept some additional revenues via tax reform. >> they have insisted they are willing to okay some t
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that have passed of. even after the 2010 election, her party lost 63% but she was reelect the democratic leader and she's about to make an announcement. let's listen in to the hughes minority leader speaking -- to the house minority leader speaking. >> okay. i think that means most are coming. more are coming. yesterday, when we gathered her, i began my comments standing here with our new members of congress by saying a picture is worth a thousand words. i said and i stand now that this picture is worth millions of vote. millions of votes. millions of women's vote that it took to re-elect president obama. [ cheers ] >> yay! >> reporter: millions of women's votes who helped us elect a record number of women to the congress of the united states. recall as you look forward, understand that you are looking into the future of the empower important. these women are part of the most diverse caucus in the history of the world. the first time that a parliamentary body would have a body led by women and its strength and we're very, very proud because of that. i said yesterday, we did not have the
department only says it is reviewing what voters decided on election day. in oakland, ken pritchett, ktvu news. >>> greens are 50s, yellows are 70s so you get the picture. temperatures are starting to warm. temperatures continue to warm into the next 24 hours. so when i come back 10:45 we're going to talk about the door opening up. we have some rain in the future. i'll have all the details in that we'll see you back here in just a few minutes. >>> the world series champions san francisco giants are winners again. president and ceo larry baird was given an award by the university of san francisco. california prize for service and common good was given to the team's work. baird brought along the world series trophy and willie mays was there. >>> the addition following last week's election. >>> and a washington sex scandal, the home federal agents surrounded tonight as part of their investigation. >>> fbi agents tonight went to the north carolina home of the former mistress of now resigned cia director david petraeus. about 10 agents carried containers into the home in charlotte. paula broad
. >> i remember the night of elections i was checking those polls constantly. and now there is a fact -- and now there's another situation that we have to be ready for, it's a little disappointing. >> jerry brown is expected to be at the meeting in long beach. >>> and gavin newsom praised the board for the decision. he said -- >>> the new ferry service between south san francisco and the east bay needs to boost rider -- ridership if it is going to continue to get local transit subsidies. >>> more americans are expected to travel for the thanksgiving holiday this year compared to last year but aaa says the trips will be shorter. aaa just released its annual thanksgiving travel forecast and they predict that 43 million americans will travel at least 50 miles from home. that's up almost 1% from 2011. rape expects gas prices to keep dropping through the thanksgiving holiday. >>> good afternoon to you. a warmer day is shaping up around the bay area. ample sunshine outside our doors from the coast to mt. diablo. just a few high clouds passing through. that's really about it. mostly sunny sk
in the head. the man who was elected to take her place did. >> it shocked our community and broke our hearts. there is no way to make sense of those senseless acts. >> reporter: gabrielle giffords' husband mark kelly says she is blind in one eye and struggles to walk. he grabbed her hand and walked away. >> jared lee loughner's sentence is 7 connective life terms, followed by 140 years in prison. it is unclear where he will serve. >> one of the victims of the colorado theater shooting in july returned to work today after recovering. co-workers donated 106 vacation and sick days so he would be paid during his absence. he says he feels sadness for the man who shot him. >> i can't imagine what it would be like, living a life of pure hatred. i just trust the path he puts at my feet. >> he was one of 58 people injured. 12 other people were killed. >>> authorities figured out the source of a carbon monoxide leak that prompted the evacuation of a hotel in burlingame. guests at the embassy suites were forced to leave at 1:00 a.m. this morning because of the high carbon monoxide levels. one person wa
public comment since election night. he said that he is open to compromise but as nicole collins reports he also laid down one major condition. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> reporter: president obama drawing a line on the sand saying any agreement on deficit reduction must include tax increases on the wealthy. >> we have to combine -- i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner reiterating his plan. the speaker saying he's unwilling to raise taxes but is open to new revenue by eliminating some tax deductions and loopholes. >> by lowering rates and cleaning up the tax code we know we're going to get more economic growth. it'll bring jobs back to america. it'll bring more revenue. >> reporter: with their starting points for negotiations defined both parties agree a deal must be reached or the economy will fall back into recession. >> i was encouraged to hear speaker boehner agree that tax and revenue is a priority. >> reporter: in washington, nicole collins fox news. >>> more details on that so called fiscal cliff. wit
the election. they are asking to be remove so they can file a new government. the white house has promised if a particular meets 2 5,000 signatures it will issue a response. so far there are more than 3 5,000 signatures. >>> on thanksgiving day, you may have to choose between sitting down to a hot dinner and desert and going shopping for hot deals. toys-r-us is among the latest that will open 8:00 p.m. thursday night. they made some of their announcements and k-mart plans on opening at 6:00 thursday morning. they will stay open and then take a dinner break. they will reopen and stay open until three friday morning. the commercial season kicks off thursday. coming off 7 eleven why you may be paying a higher price... >> they are standing in line to get one of the hottest games of the year. this was the scene in san francisco where 400 people lined up at game stop. they waited for the new call of duty black ops 2 and it features plenty of weapons and some zombies. >> all the guys who come in, they love to play the game, they will play the game all night long. .. >> some people showed up as e
female speaker of the house in 2007, then went on to talk about her work to elect new, and younger people to congress. >> why are we talking about whether she's old enough, or too old to do it? >> reporter: melissa murray says it represents the double standard part of public life. >> this is a long standing kind of narrative, white men get more distinguished, women just get old and decrepit. >> reporter: often talked about for their appearance, rather than their accomplishments. >> these are things that don't get talked about when men are the subjects. we talk about their actions, their policies, not about their pant suits or their hairstyles. >> reporter: back to that controversial question. pelosi's answer? no. ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> tracking clouds and rain, using stormtracker 2 to show you when the first in a series of storms will reach your area. >> in 90 seconds, they claim to be accepting your hard earned cash on behalf of a charity. >> if you're legitimate, why are you running away? >> our four month investigation reveals why you should think twice before making that donation.
take on why he lost the election to president obama. during a phone call with top donors to his campaign, the former republican presidential candidate said that president obama won reelection by offering what romney called gifts to minorities and young voters. romney said the president's campaign focused on things like free contraception to get young women to vote for him, and amnesty for children of illegal immigrant to get latinos to the polls. >>> hostess says it could be farewell to twinkies. why the company says striking workers need to return to work today. >> also now that marijuana is legal in two state, what's going to happen to people who drive after smoking it? for the products they make; for them being in the right place at the right time for over 100 years making tillamook cheese from tillamook, oregon; for these farmers never wavering we stand for that. >>> hostess says all of the 17,000 workers might be out of a job strikes workers do not come back. they will file for liquidation if employees are not back to work by 2 this afternoon. they filed for bankruptcy last
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